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Project by Orvile Baker posted 08-25-2018 02:06 AM 1632 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just wanted to let you all know I am still here. This is my first try at a low boy like this. not a bad job on the bull dog, if I do say so myself. That is Sony my best buddy and as you can see he makes a good looking truck. I just he would teach me.

-- Bud Baker , Ojibwa, WI.

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#1 posted 08-25-2018 02:10 AM

Great looking truck; I can not say the same for the other thing in the picture.

Seemed to have a little of my bad-attitude; I do NOT know how it could have rubbed off from 1800 miles though!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 08-25-2018 03:51 AM

Nice job Orvile on the trailer!
There’s just something about those trailers I really like, and if I hadn’t already built one I sure would build one.
What you planning on hauling on it?
Your bull dozer would fit nicely!

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs

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#3 posted 08-25-2018 04:40 AM

Wow Bud,
For bloke who’s still recovery from a hand operation, that’s one first class truck and trailer.
Well done sir, just proves you can’t keep a good man down!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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Orvile Baker

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#4 posted 08-25-2018 05:06 AM

thanks guys

-- Bud Baker , Ojibwa, WI.

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#5 posted 08-25-2018 07:06 AM

Sony is a really nice looking Frenchy. A bread my wife really likes. We had two Bostons in the past. Oh yea, I should say the truck and trailer are out of this world. Great job on it

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#6 posted 08-25-2018 08:36 AM


Well done Orvile, this is more than a try! That low boy with the dark strips is also very nice. Can I tempt you to make a few mirrors and air filters next time? Or are this parts to small?


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#7 posted 08-25-2018 09:05 AM

Bud I think you pretty much nailed the semi, and trailer you had posted on earlier about sharing your new plan source. At least it sure looks like you are making what you posted about before.

For a guy coming back after a hand repair it looks like that is coming along well too.

Congrats on getting a 3 on this as well, nice job all around.

Now do you take care of Sony, or does he take care of you? I’ll bet it’s a combination of the two, he looks like a good guy.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#8 posted 08-25-2018 11:42 AM

Really great looking truck.

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#9 posted 08-25-2018 02:18 PM

hi Bud do the LEDs light up in back or are they just lens ? any way glad to see your return hope your hands are doing well according to pictures they are fine … GREAT JOB :<)) GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#10 posted 08-25-2018 02:33 PM

Great job OB1.

By the look in your buddy’s eye, a few more lamb shanks and he’ll be hiring the low boy to get around.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#11 posted 08-25-2018 02:42 PM

Good looking truck.
I can’t wait to get some time to try my hand at these scale models.

-- Gary, Florida

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Orvile Baker

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#12 posted 08-25-2018 03:10 PM

Thanks for all the kind comments. Sony looks after me when he is not sleeping or eating. No the lights do not work,, yet. This truck and trailer is 50” long so I was thinking of trying to light up the next one. This one my wife took away from me and she wants to put it above her computer desk so she can display family photos on the trailer,,, after I put on some air filters and mirrors. Right now still having a hard time making small parts

-- Bud Baker , Ojibwa, WI.

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#13 posted 08-25-2018 03:53 PM

I am still here too, been too busy to work at projects, but winter is coming. That why I have to get my tail in gear. Putting into a new and different heating system. Great job on the truck.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#14 posted 08-25-2018 08:13 PM

Super job. I really like the trailer. Those stripes just set it off!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#15 posted 08-26-2018 04:13 AM

Well done job, sir! Great looking truck…I like those back lights.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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